R&D expenditure. By sectors performance

R&D expenditure. Total 2015
Value % over total
Catalonia 3,106.8 100.0
Spain 13,172.0 100.0
Eurozone 223,654.6 100.0
European Union 300,598.2 100.0
Units: Millions of euros.
Source Catalonia: Idescat. Source Spain, eurozone and European Union: Eurostat.
(1) Sector de les institucions privades sense finalitat de lucre.
R&D expenditure. Business enterprises 2015
Value % over total
Catalonia 1,786.8 57.5
Spain 6,948.0 52.7
Eurozone 145,858.9 (e) 65.2
European Union 196,698.2 (e) 65.4
Units: Millions of euros.
Source Catalonia: Idescat. Source Spain, eurozone and European Union: Eurostat.
(1) Sector de les institucions privades sense finalitat de lucre.
(e) Estimated value
R&D expenditure. Higher education sector 2015
Value % over total
Catalonia 714.9 23.0
Spain 3,704.0 28.1
Eurozone 48,489.1 21.7
European Union 68,616.7 22.8
Units: Millions of euros.
Source Catalonia: Idescat. Source Spain, eurozone and European Union: Eurostat.
(1) Sector de les institucions privades sense finalitat de lucre.
R&D expenditure. Government sector 2015
Value % over total
Catalonia 605.0 19.5
Spain 2,520.0 19.1
Eurozone 29,306.5 13.1
European Union 35,283.2 11.7
Units: Millions of euros.
Source Catalonia: Idescat. Source Spain, eurozone and European Union: Eurostat.
(1) Sector de les institucions privades sense finalitat de lucre.

Date published: July 26, 2017.

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Methodological note

Research and experimental development (R&D) comprise creative work undertaken on a systematic basis in order to increase the stock of knowledge, including knowledge of man, culture and society and the use of this stock of knowledge to devise new applications.

The main breakdown of R&D statistics is by four institutional sectors of performance. These four sectors of performance are the business enterprise sector (BES), the government sector (GOV), the higher education sector (HES) and the private non-profit sector (PNP).

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